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Never Been to a Latin Mass? LINEN ON THE HEDGEROW - February 22, 2014 ... guiding you to your seat. Next, don't worry about everyone watching you - we are all so intently devout (ahem) that we would not notice if Noddy and Big Ears marched in to Mass. And as for sitting, kneeling and standing......do nothing until you feel that you know what is what - and that may take quite a few visits. Just sit and watch and pray. You don't even have to follow the prayers of the Mass, you may pray to yourself or just meditate and soak up all that is taking place. ...http://linenonthehedgerow.blogspot.com/2014/02/never-been-to-latin-mass.html
The Tradition of Nativity Scenes UNAPOLOGETICALLY CATHOLIC - December 17, 2013 ... the town of Tesero and three—a baker, a woman, and a child—donated to the Vatican. The decision for the atypical setting was believed to be part of a crackdown on fanciful scenes erected in various cities around Italy. In Naples, Italy, for example, Elvis Presley and Prime Minister of Italy Silvio Berlusconi, were depicted among the shepherds and angels worshipping at the manger. In 2008, the province of Trento, Italy provided sculpted wooden figures and animals as well as utensils ...http://rootofjesse2.wordpress.com/2013/12/17/the-tradition-of-nativity-scenes/